Chandigarh, January 15: Famed, however controversial gun donning, the 28-year-old Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moosewala is the Congress’ novice candidate from Mansa for the February 14 meeting polls. He is the occasion excessive command’s alternative regardless of sitting Congress legislator Nazar Singh Manshahia hinting rise up for being ignored. The occasion on Saturday launched its first checklist of 86 out of 117 candidates, together with 58 sitting legislators. Additionally philanthropist and actor Sonu Sood’s sister Malvaika Sood is the occasion’s candidate from Moga.
Simply days forward of saying Moosewala’s candidature, Mansa Youth Congress president Chuspinderbir Singh Chahal challenged Moosewala to endure a dope take a look at. At this, Moosewala, who has greater than 10 crore followers, replied he has no time for such malicious allegations. Sidhu Moosewala, Punjabi Pop Singer Joins Congress In Presence Of Charanjit Singh Channi And Navjot Sidhu.
Critics throughout the Congress have been aghast over his candidature. They are saying on his Instagram account there are a number of posts the place he’s carrying weapons. Moosewala, who’s going through expenses of selling violence and gun tradition in his music “Sanju”, joined the Congress on December 3, 2021.
In the course of the induction ceremony, state occasion president Navjot Singh Sidhu described Moosewala as a youth icon. “Not solely children, folks of all age teams like Moosewala. He has a novel model and is a youth icon,” Sidhu mentioned.
Describing Moosewala as a “huge artiste”, Chief Minister Charanjit Channi mentioned along with his sheer onerous work he has gained the hearts of thousands and thousands of individuals. After becoming a member of the occasion, Moosewala met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.
Moosewala, whose actual title is Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, is thought for his hit Punjabi tracks like ‘Legend’, ‘Satan’, ‘Simply pay attention’, ‘Jatt da Muqabala’ and ‘Hathyar’, amongst many others. His title additionally featured within the Billboard Canadian Albums in 2018.
“I’m not getting into politics for standing or to earn reward. I need to turn into part of the system to remodel it. I’m becoming a member of the Congress to boost the voice of the folks. I’m becoming a member of the Congress because the occasion has leaders who’ve come from widespread households,” Moosewala had mentioned on the day he joined politics.
He mentioned he’s nonetheless residing in the identical home in his village. His father is an ex-serviceman and his mom is a sarpanch. “Residents of my space have expectations from me,” he had added.
From the Mansa seat, sitting legislator Manshahia was elected on the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) ticket with over 20,000 votes. In April 2019, he rebelled and joined the Congress. Because the becoming a member of of Moosewala into the Congress, aged Manshahia has been saying that his household is a conventional supporter of the Congress and he is a greater claimant for the seat.
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